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SoCal Surfing Legend Sued by Mistress for Allegedly Giving Her Herpes

Allen Sarlo may be best known as part of the Z-Boys crew.

Allen Sarlo surfing Malibu. Patch file photo.
Allen Sarlo surfing Malibu. Patch file photo.

A professional surfer is being sued by a woman who alleges she contracted herpes from him during their relationship.

Mary Bigler filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court against Allen Sarlo. Her allegations include battery, negligence, emotional distress and misrepresentation. She seeks at least $5 million.

A representative for Sarlo could not be immediately reached.

According to the lawsuit, Sarlo was married with two children when he and Bigler began a relationship shortly after she moved to Malibu, where the surfer already resided. Before the relationship became sexual in nature, Bigler asked Sarlo if he had any sexually transmitted diseases, the suit states.

Sarlo said he was free of any such diseases and that his wife was the only woman he had been with the past 25 years, according to the lawsuit. Sarlo assured Bigler he had no STDs, the suit states.

Sarlo took Bigler with him to surfing contests around the world, the suit states.

She found out she had herpes in May, according to the suit.

"After engaging in sexual intercourse with Sarlo, Bigler tested positive for an STD, including herpes, the suit states. "It was later learned by Ms. Bigler that during the course of her relationship with Mr. Sarlo that he was engaging in sexual relations with other women, including a young girl he met at a surf shop ... to whom he also transmitted herpes."

After Bigler told Sarlo he gave her herpes, he "agreed and/or acknowledged that he had done this," the suit states.

Sarlo told the plaintiff last summer that the girl he allegedly infected with the STD sent an email to his wife telling her that she contracted herpes from him, the suit states.

—City News Service

Katydid July 03, 2014 at 09:49 PM
So, he's married, has 2 children, is cheating on his wife, and one of his little side girls thinks he will tell her the truth?
Wendi Werner July 04, 2014 at 01:19 AM
Patch has hit their new all time low.
usmcboi July 04, 2014 at 02:48 PM
maybe it was he that gave the harpies
yourusmcboyelvises July 07, 2014 at 03:44 PM
how this news worthy these dbags are giving these lil hippy girls the clap all the time is sad. Thats why they go for real mens.
jack July 08, 2014 at 10:19 AM
The only time I ever surfed the"BU" that idiot was out there vibing..people...a real douche...bag...see people. .karma is real!

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